Deciphering legal terminology for fisheries scholars



IOF SEMINAR – September 29, 2023

Deciphering legal terminology for fisheries scholars

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In this seminar, Adam Soliman will provide an overview of key legal terms commonly used in research related to the human rights approach to fisheries management, including constitutional rights as well as property rights. The aim of this seminar is to provide fisheries scholars with a layout of legal terms and how to navigate them. Adam will also provide a layout of various gender equality theories and terminology relevant to fisheries management research.

Adam Soliman is a fisheries law scholar focused on international environmental law and human rights. He teaches and lectures at several universities including the University of Hong Kong, Dalian Maritime University (China), and University of Calgary. He also taught at the University of British Columbia where he is now pursuing his Ph.D. He is often consulted by international organizations such as the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization and environmental organizations. Adam’s research is focused on property rights, human rights, social justice and ethics in fisheries.


Adam Soliman
Barrister and Solicitor
UBC Allard Law Ph.D. Student



Friday, September 29, 2023 – 11:00am  – 11:50 am
HYBRID: AERL Theatre, 2202 Main Mall, UBC Vancouver and
Online over Zoom

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